Redmax trimmer shaft repair

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Ground Master, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. Ground Master

    Ground Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    Redmax trimmer shaft broke from being on trimmer trap/trailer and bumpy roads all these years. Dealer didn't have shaft in stock so I used 1" copper pipe for sleeve and jbweld to repair. The copper pipe is a really snug fit. We'll see how it holds up.


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  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,203

    I assume you put the plastic sheath back in before you JB it together? i assume it is same as Echo....without the sheath it won't last long. Why not get a used shaft from dealer?
  4. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    I like your effort. I don't know how long it will last though. Please keep us informed.
  5. S man

    S man LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,562

    hmmmm, I throw my trimmers in the back of the truck.

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